Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS142

Incident date

July 24, 2022

Location

كفرجنة, Kafar Jana, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.589314, 36.951344 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

A civilian or civilians were injured in an alleged Syrian Democratic Forces artillery attack on Kafar Jana, Afrin, Aleppo on July 24, 2022.

Multiple sources reported a civilian was injured, including Zaman Al Wasl, which referred to the civilian’s injuries as minor. @Moohame34921486 tweeted that multiple civilians had been injured as a result of this incident.

@Syriacivildefe tweeted that the attack lead to an outbreak of fires in the forests of Kafr Jannah in which the civil defence team had to fight to put out.

@KARA9660478 reported as many as 7 rockets fell on Kafar Jana and Zaman Al Wasl mentioned that civilian homes in the vicinity of the village were also destroyed.

Multiple sources claimed this was a result of SDF shelling.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • More than seven rockets fell on the Kafr Jannah area, from the Qasd militia

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Kafar Jana (كفرجنة), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.589314, 36.951344. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

YPG Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG
  • YPG position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG

Sources (8) [ collapse]